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Senior Drainage Engineer

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Highways, Transport & Infrastructure

  • Job type:

    Contract - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £40 - 45 per hour

  • Contact:

    Michael Hayward

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    02393 876 042

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  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Expiry date:


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Highway Drainage Engineer
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Highway Drainage Engineer to come and join our busy client in the East Midlands.
The main duties of the Highway Drainage Engineer are:
·Ensure that the Council is able to meet its legal responsibilities in relation to Sustainable Drainage Systems on both the Highway and in the public realm including an approval process and enforcement.
·To assist providing technical advice to colleagues in both Highways and other departments.
·To deal with Watercourse Change Consent Applications for Land Drainage and Water Framework Directive compliance.
·To be responsible for the investigation of flooding incidents within the area and to ensure that a database of such incidents is maintained.
·To assist with the application of external fund bids and the preparation of relevant business cases for Flood Risk Management schemes.
·Develop flood risk maps and flood risk management plans in relation to each of the identified significant flood risk catchments, for submission to the Environment Agency.
·To propose solutions, prepare designs and agree modifications to drainage improvement and local flood risk mitigation schemes.
·To prepare works orders for drainage improvement and flood risk mitigation schemes, monitor and review costs and agree final accounts for authorisation and to be responsible for the Highways Drainage budget.
·To assist colleagues and to deputise for the Flood Risk Manager by undertaking specific project work, attending meetings, and participating in corporate working groups, including responding, both verbally and written, to queries from elected members, the public, contractors and statutory bodies.
What you need to do now:

If you are interested in this role and fit the criteria above, please send us your application today.

 For a full description and further information on the role, please call Megan Knight at Carrington West on 02393 876082.

If you feel that you are right for this role technically, but the rate, location or seniority does not suit you specifically then please still feel free to send us your CV. We constantly recruit for roles very similar to this one at all levels UK Wide. We are always keen to chat with you discreetly about your employment situation.

Even if you are happy in your current role for now, we always welcome calls from Highways, Traffic & Transportation professionals keen to make their introductions for future months or years. Our specialist team has a combined 40+ years' experience in this market. Please call Harriet at Carrington West on 02393 876082 for more information.

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